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Florida Employees Feel COVID-19 Pressure

Florida’s state workers are struggling. Gov. Ron DeSantis’ efforts to keep Florida open have been felt acutely by many state workers,

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Washington Regional Deadline for Employees COVID-19 Vaccinations Nears

Washington Regional Medical Center is requiring all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by October 1.

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Boosted Commerce Hires Former Goop Exec As CTO

To enhance its digital strategy, Boosted Commerce, a company that grows brands on Amazon and Shopify, has hired Juan Paul Ramirez to serve as its chief technology officer, the company announced on Wednesday.

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Tesla To Face Racism Allegations From Black Worker In Open Court

Owen Diaz alleges that his co-workers at a Tesla factory in California told him to ‘go back to Africa’ and called him racist epithets.

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Amazon To Face Charges At Labor Board Hearing Sept. 28 That It Illegally Fired Activist Workers

Amazon will face charges it illegally fired two tech workers, Emily Cunningham and Maren Costa, who were outspoken critics of its climate policies and labor practices.

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A New Law In California Aims To Protect Workers At Retail Warehouses Like Amazon’s

Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom signed AB 701, which takes effect in the new year, into law on Wednesday. The law aims to address the impact of quotas on worker injuries and health.

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New York City Passes Bills Offering Protections To Food Delivery Workers

New York City passed measures to improve working conditions and set minimum pay for people who deliver for companies like Grubhub, DoorDash and Uber Eats.

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Starbucks Says Employees Can’t Unionize At Store Level

Starbucks is pushing for a marketwide vote because it wants to be inclusive, said Reggie Borges, a spokesman for the company. He said that workers often pick up shifts at different locations within regions, so any one store’s action would affect others.

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Apple Store Workers To Get Bonuses Of Up To $1,000 In Rare Move

The iPhone maker will give $1,000 to retail staff hired before March 31, while anyone who joined after that date will receive $500, according to people familiar with the situation.

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Large Employers Launch Telemedicine Program To Tackle Black Health Disparities

The new virtual-care program is aimed at combating health disparities among African American workers that taps into companies’ employee affinity groups.